100th Anniversary of the Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-1918
The Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-1918 was Canada’s first major foray into arctic science. Ambitious and controversial, it brought back thousands of artifacts, specimens, photos, films, sound recordings, and reports, that are still used today. Learn more...
What is the Canadian Polar Commission?
It's Canada’s primary polar knowledge agency. And it also:
• is a point of contact with the Canadian and international polar scientific communities;
• works with Canadian and international institutions to determine scientific and other priorities;
• encourages and facilitates cooperation and collaboration in polar knowledge;
• provides advice to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.